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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: The Repair of Concrete: An Introduction
Author(s): Roderick B. Young
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 701-708
Abstract:The repair of concrete structures is an engineering problem, each job containing the elements of diag-nosis, treatment, and execution. Diagnosis is essential to devising successful repair. Treatment may mean the correction of faults of design, materials, workmanship; and exposure; protection against destructive agents restoraton of decay; or a combination of these. The execution of repair may sometimes use methods of expediency rather than logic - a com- promise between what one would like and what one can do. The paper considers the more common agents destructive to concrete and is a brief introduction to an important subject.
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